Oxford Women in Engineering, Science and Technology

Oxford Women in Engineering, Science and Technology is a network of over 1,800 undergraduates and postgraduate students at the University of Oxford.

We run social and career-focused events with our sponsors, as well as hosting an annual careers conference exclusively for women in STEM.

Membership to our society is free, and we also provide a mentorship programme that connects industry professionals with our students.

Members typically study

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic/Electrical
  • Maths/Business
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Science

The facts

We are a network of over 1800 women studying scientific subjects at the University of Oxford.
All of our events are completely free of charge to our members.
We host an annual careers conference, exclusively for women in science.
We are one of the largest student-led societies at the University of Oxford.
OxWEST has a sponsorship programme with companies who want to work with our society.
Our mentorship programme connects industry professionals with Oxford students starting out in their careers.

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Sign up to attend the OxWEST STEM Postgrad social! Meet and mingle fellow postgrads over some wine and delicious nibbles! This promises to be a fun networking social where you can meet other women in STEM, bond over some ice breaker activities and have fun!

  • Time: 19:00 to 22:00
  • Date: 14th February, 2023
  • Place: Garden Quad Reception Room, St Johns College

Consulting Workshop with L.E.K consulting

Representatives gave a speech on their daily lives within the company, followed by a networking event with students keen to pursue summer internships or graduate schemes. 

Freshers’ Fair

OxWEST had a stall at the Oxford University Freshers’ fair, where we got to meet many fantastic students starting their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and let them know about all OxWEST has to offer!

Women in Maths - Career Paths after Graduation x Mirzakhani Society

Our OxWEST maths students were able to talk to graduates about their careers after finishing maths degrees at Oxford. Our panel included a PhD students and those in industry:  Rhiannon Savage, Bethany Clarke, Helen Ryan and Jess Toudic.

Oxford Robotics Institute Talk x OUSS

Associate Prof. Perla Maiolino from the Oxford Robotics Institute gave a talk entitled ‘Robots with a sense of Touch - Towards Embodied Intelligence’ in St.Catherine’s college. This was followed by free pizza and a chance for interested students to ask questions. 

Committee List 

  • President - Vanshika Goel
  • Secretary - Nayantara Srinivasan 
  • Treasurer - Archana Ramesh
  • Sponsorship Officers - Isabella Richards & Loletta Wong
  • Director of Conference - Elle Yang
  • Conference Coordinator - Nirali Jain
  • Directors of Events - Srija Ghosh & Ariana Minea
  • Events Coordinators - Lakshmi Murugapppan & Hafsa Ateeq
  • Director of Mentoring - Emily Freeman
  • Mentoring Coordinator - Elllie Smith & Yogya Gupta
  • Director of Publicity - Charmaine Li
  • Publicity Officers - Millie Zhou & Eunice Poon
  • IT Officers - Farheen Muhammed

How to Join

For general enquiries, please contact president@oxwest.co.uk 

For companies interested in sponsoring OxWEST, please contact sponsorship@oxwest.co.uk

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